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DRT sponsoring essay contest


The Daughters of the Republic of Texas will sponsor the 2015 Texas History Awards Essay Contest for area fourth and seventh graders. The subjects this year are "The Runaway Scrape" for fourth graders and "The Legend of Jim Bowie" for seventh graders.
There are also contests for fourth and seventh grade teachers, and winners of each contest receive a substantial monetary award for themselves and their schools. The deadline for entries is Feb. 9. For more information, call Gay Nell Wells of the Joshua D. Brown Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas at 830-895-0788 or Nancy McLarry at 830-537-4576, or online at www.drt-inc.org.